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PHE Urges Parents to Vaccinate against Measles, Mumps and Rubella

Public Health England (PHE) experts are calling for all parents to get their children vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) when the vaccine is offered, or for them to take it up now if they didn’t have it at the scheduled time. 537 more words

Health

Malaria: 400, 000 died, 3.2 billion at risk-WHO

….needs $8.7 billion annually to fight disease

World Health Organisation, WHO yesterday said 400, 000 persons died of malaria disease in 2015, even as it said 3.2 billion persons were at risk of been killed by the disease. 325 more words

HEALTH

Global ‘switch’ to reduce vaccine-derived polio cases

Beginning Monday, April 25, India will stop using the oral polio vaccine (OPV) with all three strains of the poliovirus (type 1, type 2 and type 3) and instead use OPV vaccines with only two strains — type 1 and type 3. 1,021 more words

World Health Organisation

Czech Republic: Childhood Obesity on the Rise

Recently a study by the World Health Organisation found that 80% of Czech children were not getting a decent amount of physical activity, helping lead to an increase in childhood obesity. 771 more words

Czech Republic

Yellow Fever Kills 21 In Congo

At least 21 people have been killed, following an outbreak of yellow fever, in DR Congo. 64 more words

World

Don’t Be Afraid, Mobile Towers Don’t Harm Your Health: TRAI

We all have been afraid of mobile towers close to our homes some time or the other. It was (and probably still is) considered that the radiations originating from these mobile network towers adversely affects human health. 448 more words

Anti Radiation

U.S. Radioactive Weapons Fueling Birth Defects in Iraq: Interview with Barbara Koeppel

Jessica Desvarieux talks to investigative journalist Barbara Koeppel who is the author of a recent article in the Washington Spectator which examines how the U.S. is getting away with using radioactive weapons that are causing spikes in birth defects and cancer in both Iraqi citizens and U.S. 56 more words

USA